Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by nomadpenguin, Aug 10, 2012.
Any thoughts? I was more familiar with his radio work than his written work.
Very sad. To be honest, I'd only heard of him in passing before his untimely death. I read about him after he passed, and checked out the small sample of his work, and then ordered 2 of his books off Amazon. I'm waiting until they arrive.
who/what was he?
According to Wiki, he was a Canadian-born writer who lived in NYC, as was known for his humor in his mostly non-fiction essays. He died of cancer in Massachusetts on August 8th, 2012.
He is a writer's writer. You'll need a thesaurus. At least, I did. He's still funny though.
I didn't even realize he died until I heard the This American Life dedicated to him. He was a great talent who had a way with words and rhyme. I recommend at least listening to his rhymed poem in the episode Frenemies.
His voice will be missed.
i never heard of him till now. ill look him up.
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